Corporate planning

With the expertise of our entire business units, we support you in identifying relevant influencing variables and preparing forward-looking corporate plans. In the context of increasing demands from capital providers and increasingly complex structures, it is necessary for companies to have planning that meets today’s requirements in order to set the course for the future.

Our services:

  • Development of integrated profit and loss, balance sheet and financial plans
  • Development of group planning including consolidation process
  • Development of short-term and medium-term liquidity management instruments
  • Planning of investment projects
  • Start-up and investment support
Problem solutions tailored to your needs

Case studies from practice

Succession planning for a medium-sized manufacturing company (approx. 40 million turnover) within the family by means of a mixed donation
  1. Preparation of a schedule
  2. Preparation of a business valuation to determine a purchase price and gift value
  3. Determination of the provision for the transferring shareholder
  4. Extensive discussions with the family members involved
  5. Drafting of the transfer agreement
  6. Redrafting of the articles of association
  7. Establishment of an advisory board with the involvement of the transferring shareholder
  8. Tax support of the company and the shareholders during the entire transfer process
  9. Tax optimization of the transfer to the next generation
AuditingLegal consultingTax consultingManagement Consulting
Sale of an owner-managed production company (approx. 100 million turnover) to a third party (advising the seller)
  1. Structuring of the overall process
  2. Preparation of a company valuation to determine a purchase price
  3. Preparation of an information document on an anonymous basis
  4. Search for interested parties together with external partner
  5. Conducting initial interviews with interested parties after signing a confidentiality agreement
  6. Conclusion of a Letter of Intent (LOI)
  7. Further negotiations with the interested parties
  8. Accompaniment of the due diligence
  9. Negotiation and drafting of the company purchase agreement
  10. Tax support of the company and the shareholders during the entire sales process
Legal consultingManagement Consulting
Transfer of a sole proprietorship (approx. 2 million turnover) to an external successor (advising the seller)
  1. Preparation of a company valuation to determine a purchase price
  2. Search for interested parties
  3. Abschluss eines Letter of Intent (LOI)
  4. Further negotiations with the interested parties
  5. Accompaniment of the due diligence
  6. Negotiation and drafting of the company purchase agreement
  7. Tax support of the company and the owner during the entire sales process
  8. Structuring of the further professional activities of the seller
AuditingManagement Consulting
Transfer of a sole proprietorship (approx. 4 million turnover) to an external successor (advising the buyer)
  1. Structuring of the purchase process with the establishment of a purchasing company
  2. Preparation of a company valuation to determine a purchase price
  3. Conclusion of a letter of intent (LOI)
  4. Accompaniment of bank negotiations to finance the purchase price
  5. Execution of tax, economic and legal due diligence
  6. Negotiation and drafting of the company purchase agreement
  7. Tax optimization of the company acquisition and the subsequent structure
  8. Support of the acquired company in all tax, economic and legal matters
Management ConsultingLegal consultingTax consulting
Restructuring of a group of companies (approx. 20 million turnover) in preparation for company succession and to avoid disclosure of annual financial statements
  1. Restructuring of the group of companies while optimizing the tax implications
  2. New formation and integration of a new company as well as inclusion of an additional personally liable partner to avoid disclosure of annual financial statements
  3. Elaboration and implementation of the contract design
  4. Accompanying the restructured company vis-à-vis the tax authorities with regard to the tax consequences of the restructuring, including obtaining binding information
Tax consultingManagement Consulting
Development of an emergency plan in the context of a company succession
  1. Structuring of the transfer process
  2. Preparation of the necessary contracts
  3. Consideration of the retirement provisions of the transferring shareholder
  4. Establishment of an advisory board in the company
  5. Elaboration and implementation of testamentary regulations
  6. Preparation of a marriage contract for the entering shareholder to protect the company and the co-shareholders
  7. Preparation of health care proxies and living wills for the partners
  8. Powers of representation at management level
  9. Protection of the transferor against tax risks in connection with the transfer of shares
Management Consulting
Restructuring of a group of companies in the context of a shareholder dispute
  1. Advising and assisting a shareholder in a company split with various legal and tax issues
  2. Contractual implementation of the separation
  3. Restructuring of the acquired part of the company
  4. Preparation of a business plan
  5. Accompaniment of the financing discussions
  6. Ongoing support of the company in tax, legal and business management matters
Management ConsultingLegal consultingTax consulting
Support of a medium-sized company with several foreign subsidiaries
  1. Comprehensive tax, legal and business management advice to companies and shareholders
  2. Accompanying the acquisition of companies in Asia – close cooperation with the specialist advisors in Asia
  3. Business management consulting during the integration of the new acquisition with review of product calculations, etc.
  4. Introduction of a controlling reporting system for the group of companies
  5. In addition to the preparation of the annual financial statements of the German companies, preparation of group financial statements including the foreign companies
AuditingLegal consultingTax consultingManagement Consulting
Implementation of a customer / item contribution margin accounting system for the profitable management of a medium-sized production company (approx. 10 million sales)
  1. Establishment of a consistent calculation scheme
  2. Recording of times of the different operations
  3. Implementation of a cost center accounting and derivation of machine hourly rate calculation
  4. Maintenance of article parts lists and work schedules
  5. Calculation of the main sales drivers and review of the systematics
  6. Rollout of the costing system across all products
  7. Establishment of a contribution margin scheme for merchandise and in-house production
  8. Implementation of the contribution margin calculation in the BI tool used
  9. Definition and creation of a standard reporting for the control of the sales department
  10. Documentation of the individual processes
Management Consulting
Establishment of a B2C online direct sales of a medium-sized trading company (approx. 10 million turnover)
  1. Potential analysis of various online platforms
  2. Sourcing of suitable PIM software (Product Information Management) for automated connection
  3. Preparation of article master data for presentation on the online platforms
  4. Establishment and expansion of the logistics chain in order to map a 24-hour shipping service
  5. Test run on the first online platform
  6. Review phase and optimization of the automated document flow
  7. Launch of further online platforms
Management Consulting